Fans of prized Edina fishing hole, Minnehaha Creek rapids fight to save them

Fans of prized Edina fishing hole, Minnehaha Creek rapids fight to save them

Some in Edina head to the City Council on Tuesday to oppose the plan to alter the creek in Arden Park.
West Metro
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Sarita Bendickson, Anthony Boldra, and Sabrina Boldra, from left, all...

Minnesota takes aim at chronic student absenteeism

Schools see attendance as key to achievement.
West Metro
May 27

Charges: Man killed parents in Eden Prairie with screwdriver

The 38-year-old had recently been released from a civil commitment for mental health issues.
West Metro
May 27

Minnesota boaters face a new regulation, speed rules for Memorial Day

New law this year requires carbon monoxide detectors on boats with enclosed cabins.
West Metro
May 26

West metro police blotter, May 28

EXCELSIOR APRIL 28 Fraud. Someone used counterfeit bills to buy $10 worth of merchandise at a rummage sale on 3rd Avenue. GREENFIELD APRIL 29 Assist…
West Metro
May 26

West metro briefs: Plymouth to cut ribbon on Northwest Greenway recreation trail

A long-planned recreation trail through the woods of Plymouth known as the Northwest Greenway is now long enough to warrant a ribbon cutting. Plymouth officials…
South Metro
May 26

In Shakopee, Sioux finding ways to recycle rainwater

The project will reuse storm runoff for residential lawns.
West Metro
May 26
Cowboy Jack�s Bar in Plymouth, MN. Folks chatting at the bar on a Frid...

Plymouth explores setting earlier bar close, penalizing Cowboy Jack's

The city says five DWI arrests so far this year involved people who drank at Cowboy Jack's.
West Metro
May 26

Man arrested in slaying of mother, father in Eden Prairie home

They hadn't seen him for weeks and were fearful of his past violent behavior.
South Metro
May 25

Driver strikes MnDOT 'crash truck' protecting workers in Bloomington

Patrol said the motorist was under the influence of alcohol when he hit the truck along Hwy. 77.
West Metro
May 25
BCA officials investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Bassett Creek Park in Crystal on Wednesday.

BCA: Teen shot by Crystal police aimed pellet gun at officers

A young man shot multiple times in a park by Crystal police Wednesday had a history of severe mental illness, according to his mother.
West Metro
May 25

Maplewood woman found guilty in overdose death of Chanhassen man

The judge expects to rule on a second case after closing arguments are filed July 3.
West Metro
May 24

Annandale nursing home is faulted in patient's death

The Health Department cited the care center for neglect, pointing to policy shortcomings.
West Metro
May 24

School bus driver jailed, suspected of being on drugs when she dropped kids in New Hope

A witness called 911 and alerted authorities to the driver traveling "on the shoulder and erratically," according to the State Patrol.
South Metro
May 24

Our changing region: See how the Twin Cities has changed in 50 years

The Twin Cities has changed dramatically since the founding of the Met Council 50 years ago.
West Metro
May 24

Repeat offender reaches plea deal in Mpls. torture rape, avoids life without parole

However, the 37-year-old defendant could go from prison into confinement into the state's sex offender treatment program.
West Metro
May 23
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced third-degree assault charges against Minneapolis police officer Christopher Reiter, 36, for kicking a suspect, who was on his hands and knees .

Hennepin County Board approves Diversion Solutions to run its diversion program

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said his office will closely watch the company.
West Metro
May 23

Target asks Minnetonka to delay vote on liquor store, mulls existing one

Target officials said they will look to buy an existing liquor store rather than add a new one.
West Metro
May 23

State authorities confirm 11th overdose death from carfentanil

State authorities on Monday confirmed an 11th overdose death from the drug carfentanil. The latest victim is a 63-year-old man from Brooklyn Park who died…
West Metro
May 23

With rent spike, longtime tenants forced to face cost of living in Edina

The manager of a modest 61-unit complex in Edina says that while he realizes the new rents are a dramatic hike, they represent the cost of living in the city, one of the most affluent suburbs in the metro area.
Home & Garden
May 23

Tonkadale's new owner grew up tending plants at grandparents' garden center

Tonkadale's new owner grew up getting her hands dirty at her grandparents' garden center in Minnetonka. Now she's ready to cultivate a new generation of growers.